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CARES Act allows retirement hardship withdrawals

Apr. 2, 2020—The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was enacted into law on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act permits Vanderbilt University to allow qualified COVID-19 coronavirus related distributions available from the Vanderbilt University Retirement Plan.

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Book discussion of ‘A Well-Behaved Woman’ moves online April 7

Apr. 2, 2020—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, in partnership with the Heard Libraries, has moved an “inclusive book group” discussion of "A Well-Behaved Woman" online April 7.

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WeGo Public Transit modifies services in response to COVID-19

Mar. 29, 2020—Starting Monday, March 30, WeGo Public Transit will begin operating a modified service plan until further notice in response to recent ridership changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Get active in April with Health Plus

Mar. 27, 2020—Get creative and get active in April with Health Plus. Show us how you are staying active in the month of April and win big.

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Listen: ‘Coping and Emotional Health during COVID-19’

Mar. 26, 2020—​Rosemary Cope, a clinician with the Employee Assistance Program, shares suggestions for emotional well-being for employees and their children during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Beware of new phishing scam

Mar. 26, 2020—Be aware—malicious individuals are using email to pose as Vanderbilt leaders in an attempt to steal personal information and attack the institution.

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Employee Assistance Program ConnectCARE offers teleconsulting sessions via phone, Zoom

Mar. 26, 2020—Work/Life Connections-Employee Assistance Program ConnectCARE now offers teleconsulting sessions via phone or Zoom telehealth videoconferencing.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 Conservation, Food and Health Grants

Mar. 25, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation (CFH) Grants program. The CFH seeks to protect natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and promote public health in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

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Resources for autism assessment and care amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mar. 25, 2020—The rapidly evolving challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have caused countless disruptions for families across the country as they seek autism diagnostic assessments and support for their toddlers. In response, the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center has developed opportunities to share various resources with families, early intervention providers and diagnosticians.

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Get Health Plus’ Tip of the Day

Mar. 25, 2020—Health Plus introduces Tip of the Day. These tips are designed to help you achieve well-being during the current health climate, no matter where you are or what you’re doing.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2021 Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award

Mar. 23, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may nominate one associate or full professor to submit a letter of intent for the 2021 Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award. The SIA program provides $150,000 over two years for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience.

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Webinar on education research federal funding for early career faculty set for March 25

Mar. 23, 2020—A webinar for early career faculty discussing federal funding for education research is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, from 2 to 3 p.m.

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